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SmallCap Sentinel: Betting on the Baby Boomers
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "While many fear the lack of investment dollars in the stock market by retiring baby boomers, savvy investors are focusing on the areas where this enormous group will soon be spending their money," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst, D.R. Clark. "Surely, the diminished income of retired boomers will tighten personal spending and investment but it should simultaneously cause a greater consumption of imperative goods and services, led most obviously by health care."
SmallCap Sentinel: In a Time of War, Technology Gets Defensive and Robotic Eyes Assist Aircraft
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Companies are endeavoring to increase their product lines to include homeland security and defense applications," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "And those with true, 'better mousetrap' technologies will separate themselves from the proverbial pack with real contracts and immediate applications. A company with innovative technology that can make ports, airplanes, and life in general safer can succeed in a market dominated by established and well-entrenched competitors," added Clark.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Petroleum Announces 16% Dividend Increase
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $.36 per share of common stock for an annual rate of $1.44 per share, compared to the previous annual rate of $1.24. The dividend will be payable on January 15, 2006 to stockholders of record on December 9, 2005. Occidental has paid cash dividends continuously since 1975.
Weida Communications Targets 200 Million Students in China
NEWTOWN, Pa., Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Weida Communications, Inc. (Other OTC:WDAC), a U.S. company providing satellite communications services throughout China, reported today that it has targeted the more than 200 million students in China's colleges and high schools for its satellite TV programming and Internet access services.
Surgery Free Instant Facelift -- Guillot Apothecary Hosts Educational Skin Care Seminars
TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dr. Jennifer Bigelow, chief of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic, created the Inception Masque, which instantly lifts and firms the skin and continues to work in the skin for 30 days. Z Bigatti is one of the most exclusive skin care lines in the world. This revolutionary collection embraces the extensive range of skin concerns facing men and women today. Troy Grossklauss, national director for Z Bigatti and celebrity skin care specialist, will be conducting educational skin care seminars at Guillot Apothecary and Day Spa on October 21st and 22nd. Grossklauss has appeared three times on NBC's Daytime on WFLA in Tampa, Florida to discuss the Z Bigatti skin care collection. Call to reserve your seat at (866) GUILLOT (484-5568), and register for a drawing that will enable one client to have the masque applied at each session. Door prizes, gifts with purchase (valued at $125.00), appetizers and wine will be available at Guillot Apothecary during the seminars.